608.01(c) Background of the Invention

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Non-mandatory nature of Background

Section should be revised to help novice Examiners recognize and appreciate that no Background section is statutorily required, and thus absence of such a section is not proper grounds for objection.

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Non-mandatory nature of Summary

Section should be revised to help novice Examiners recognize and appreciate that no Summary section is statutorily required, and thus absence of such a section is not proper grounds for objection.

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Non-mandatory nature of Field of the Invention

Section should be revised to help novice Examiners recognize and appreciate that no "Field of the Invention" section is statutorily required, and thus absence of such a section is not proper grounds for objection.

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